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America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus. You don't have to know anything about cars to love this one hour weekly laugh fest.
Podcast, English, Washington, USA Genres: Talk, Society, Comedy, Games, Investing, Business, Automotive, Factual, Govt and Orgs: National, Entertainment

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#1521: Save the Siesta
Some issues are so grave they require even the most politically averse to stand up. This week on The Best of Car Talk, Tom and Ray stand up in support of... the siesta. That's right. The mid-day nap needs saving, and is there anyone better to do it, than
Saturday, 23-May-15 18:00 UTC
#1520: The Rule of Tens
This week on The Best of Car Talk, can Bill keep his beloved Town Car after it hits 250,000 miies? Sure, if he follows a few simple rules such as never driving over 10 miles per hour, or more than a 10-minute walk from his house. Elsewhere, Heidi needs a
Saturday, 16-May-15 18:00 UTC
#1519: Sorry, Roomie!
This week, on The Best of Car Talk, fuses keep blowing in Allison's car. Can it be fixed or would investing in her local auto parts store be a better choice? Meanwhile, Nat's Saab keeps running away from him. He needs help putting on the brakes before he
Saturday, 09-May-15 18:00 UTC
#1518: How To Ruin a Mid-Life Crisis
This week on The Best of Car Talk, John dove head first into his mid-life crisis by buying a Miata. Then, he started obsessing over how best to preserve its soft top. Can Tom and Ray rescue John from his mid-life crisis crisis? Elsewhere, Alicia's Camry b
Saturday, 02-May-15 18:00 UTC
#1517: Lock Him in the Cellar
This week on the Best of Car Talk, should Heidi let her husband change her Volvo's timing belt? Before you answer, we should tell you that Heidi's husband is a tennis pro, with no repair experience, and that messing up this job will kill the engine. Wanna
Saturday, 25-Apr-15 18:00 UTC
#1516: Fiddletown or Bust
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Tom's vegan daughter is about to head off to drive cross-country in her truck, and spend a year working on an organic farm. Should Tom have pre-emptive work done to make sure she doesn't get stuck in Carnivore Land? Else
Saturday, 18-Apr-15 18:00 UTC
#1515: Perennial Potholes
This week on The Best of Car Talk, the auto-confessional is open, as a former road crew worker explains how he made sure he'd always have a supply of potholes to repair every Spring; and Seminarian Matt seeks absolution for letting his Trooper leak oil al
Saturday, 11-Apr-15 18:00 UTC
#1514: The Stingy Man Spends the Most
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Richie tried to save money on oil changes by installing a dual-filtration system on his truck. The resulting acrid smoke seems to prove Tom and Ray's mantra that, "It's the stingy man who pays the most." Elsewhere, Mare'
Saturday, 04-Apr-15 18:00 UTC
#1513: The Good Humor Kid
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Joanna's 16-year-old son is ready for his first car, and what could be better than a vintage ice cream truck, complete with a working freezer and music?! Should Joanna buy the truck, and thank her lucky stars her son did
Saturday, 28-Mar-15 18:00 UTC
#1512: Lie, Lie, and Lie
This week on The Best of Car Talk, John's car is a pigsty. As he prepares for a first date with a "classy woman," should he tidy it up or let her see him for the slob he truly is? Elsewhere, Barry had a numskull moment and drove his Blazer into a ditch. N
Saturday, 21-Mar-15 18:00 UTC
#1511: The Ultimate Road Trip
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Mike and his uncle are planning to get their kicks on Route 66, driving the legendary highway from California to Chicago this summer. But the ultimate road trip demands the ultimate road trip car, right? So, anyone out t
Saturday, 14-Mar-15 18:00 UTC
#1508: Keep Your Chins Up
This week on The Best of Car Talk, in true Magliozzi fashion, a brotherly pat on the back turns into an insult. Hopefully, Ray can recover in time to explain why Michelle’s car radio changes the station whenever someone steps on the brake. Elsewhere, Cind
Saturday, 21-Feb-15 19:00 UTC
#1507: An Airplane in Every Garage
This week on The Best of Car Talk, how do Tom and Ray celebrate Valentines day? With gifts likely to earn them each a few nights sleeping in the garage! But, in classic, those who cant do fashion, theyre happy to give college student Zoey tips for meeting
Saturday, 14-Feb-15 19:00 UTC
#1506: The Suburban and the Moose
This week The Best of Car Talk kicks off with a tale that could only happen in Alaska. It starts with Mom spotting a moose near the driveway, and ends with the familys Suburban driving through their basement and taking the oil furnace with it. Then, in pr
Saturday, 07-Feb-15 19:00 UTC
#1505: My Brother, The Idiot
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Ray decides to play Stormchaser, during one of the worst blizzards in Our Fair States history. Fortunately, we have an eyewitness account of his bold, daring, and completely idiotic adventureeven his dog was scared! Else
Saturday, 31-Jan-15 19:00 UTC
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